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26 Jul 2018
As a continued testament to the strength and market leading expertise of Maples and Calder in the international trusts and private client industry, the firm is pleased to announce that it has been recognised once again within the latest edition of the Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide.
20 Jul 2018
The Cayman Islands has recently changed a number of regulatory provisions as part of its ongoing commitment to international standards, most notably with respect to tax transparency. In this article, partner Harjit Kaur outlines the steps that need to be taken by the managers and boards of hedge funds to ensure that their funds remain compliant with the various regulatory requirements.
This article appeared in edition 115 of the AIMA Journal, published in July 2018.
11 Jul 2018
As clients of this firm will be aware from our previous communications and updates, all persons registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority ("CIMA") as "Excluded Persons" under the Securities Investment Business Law (2015 Revision) ("SIBL") are regarded as carrying on "securities investment business", and therefore remain within the scope of the Cayman Islands Anti-Money Laundering Regulations (the "AML Regulations") and must continue to ensure that they comply with the requirements of the AML Regulations.
CIMA has recently contacted certain persons registered as Excluded Persons under SIBL requiring them to obtain and provide an audit report (the "Report") on the entity's AML procedures and compliance with the AML Regulations.
9 Jul 2018
In this article, partner Jonathan Caulton and associate Mushfique Khan provide an overview on the ever-growing Islamic finance market and the reasons why the use of Cayman Islands structures help in structuring Islamic finance products. Their contribution formed part of the July 2018 edition of UK Islamic Finance News, published by Redmoney Group.
25 May 2018
Matthew Gilbert, Greg Knowles and Richard May provide an overview of key steps, legal issues, risks and liabilities and market practices involved in the initial public offering process in the British Virgin Islands. Their contribution formed part of the second edition of Global Legal Insights: Initial Public Offerings 2018, published by Global Legal Group, which covers the initial public offerings process in 28 jurisdictions.
This article first appeared in the Global Legal Insights Initial Public Offerings 2018 published by Global Legal Group in May 2018.